Two snatchings, five theft cases registered in UT

Several cases of thefts,including two snatching incidents,were registered in the city in the past 48 hours.

Written by Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: April 4, 2012 3:28 am

Several cases of thefts,including two snatching incidents,were registered in the city in the past 48 hours.

In the first case,three unidentified persons allegedly tried to outrage the modesty of a Sector 29 resident. The incident happened on Monday,when the victim was standing alone near the local bus stop,Phase 2 Ramdarbar. She alleged that three unidentified pedestrians,all of them youngsters,tried to outrage her modesty and later fled after snatching her gold chain. The victim lodged a complaint at the Sector 31 police station. A case of using words and gestures to outrage the modesty of a woman,voluntarily causing hurt to commit robbery and furtherance of common intention has been registered against the accused.

In a separate snatching incident,Sanjay Chadha,a Sector 45 resident,alleged that an unknown person sped away after snatching his mobile phone from near his residence on Monday. A case has been registered at the Sector 34 police station.

In another case,thieves decamped with electronic goods,two meters and mobile phone from a shop in Sector 34 on Sunday night. Also,a Sector 41 resident,Jyot Kaur,alleged that Amit Kumar,a Sector 56 resident,was caught red-handed while stealing her purse containing cash and important documents in Sector 36 on Tuesday. The accused has been arrested and a case has been registered.

In another case,Sirsa resident Sanjeev Kumar reported that someone had stolen two mobile phones,three ATM cards,a Walmart shopping card,important documents and a cheque for Rs 4.8 lakh,from the ICU of PGIMER on the night intervening March 15/16.

Hardeep Singh,a Sector 43,resident reported that someone had stolen his Bullet motorcycle from in front of his residence on the night intervening Monday and Tuesday. A cycle and a bag were also reported to be stolen from Sector 39 on March 30.

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